Investigators say a Dodge Stratus may have been near the scene of a Sunday night shooting on Easton's South Side.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Tom Coombe
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Easton police are asking residents to help them find a car that may be connected to the killing of a New York City man Sunday night on the city's South Side. Investigators say the car -- possibly a white or silver Dodge Stratus -- was in the area at the time Paul Murray, 44, was shot to death near McKeen and Nesquehoning streets. Two men, both black, were inside the car, police said. Anyone with information should contact Inspector Daniel Reagan at 610-250-6796. Callers can remain anonymous. Murray was the city's fifth homicide victim of 2012, and the second killed on the South Side in the last two weeks.
Paul A. Murray, 44, was shot and killed in Easton Sunday night.
The Northampton County Coroner has identified the man who was killed Sunday night in Easton. Paul A. Murray, 44, died of a gunshot wound said Coroner Zach Lysek, who ruled Murray's death a homicide. Murray's last known address was in New York City, Lysek said, although he had been staying at various places around Easton. His body was found late Sunday night in the vicinity of McKeen and Nesquehoning streets, after police went there for a report of gunfire. Police are seeking a vehicle that may have fled from the scene -- possibly moving west on Nesquehoning and then west again on Canal Street. Anyone with any information on the case should call Inspector Daniel Reagan at 610-250-6796 or 610-759-2200. Murray's death was the second …